How to Renew Your EBS SSL Certificates

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Sharique Ahmed] This article describes how to use the Update Certificates Wizard of your Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) servers. Running the Update Certificates Wizard automates the renewal of Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) SSL certificates. Windows EBS installs the Active Directory Certificate Services server role on the…

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Happy Holidays

The EBS Team wishes you a safe and peaceful holiday season. A case study was just released on 15DEC08.  Read more on my Product Manager blog.

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How to Reinstall Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server in Essential Business Server

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Harpreet Singh] Today we will discuss how to remove and reinstall Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server in Essential Business Server. Important these steps will remove FSE, after you follow these steps, FSE will be removed from your server. Any settings that you have made will still remain…

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Need to lower your costs and increase productivity? How do you convince the CFO or CEO of the value of EBS?

This post on my Product Manager blog provides contains two slides from an EBS deck discussing TCO, productivity and competitive advantage.  Following review and internal distribution, I will ask a few IT Pros how to review as a tool to use when discussing EBS with their business decision maker, e.g. CFO, CEO, etc. When you…

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How to Change an EBS Server’s IP Address

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Sharique Ahmed and Mark Stanfill] This article describes how to change the IP addresses of your Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) computers. You can use the Change IP Address Settings Wizard to change the IP address settings of a network adapter on the Windows EBS Management Server, Security…

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Decommissioned DNS Servers Appear During Replacement Mode Install

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby] When Windows 2008 Essential Business Server is installed, your current DNS servers are stored in Active Directory.  EBS uses this data to configure the DNS settings on a server during a replacement mode install.  If you retire a DNS server between the original install and a…

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Activating EBS

When activating from a evaluation EULA, EBS is activated the same as Windows Server.  To enter in the key all you need to do is; Make sure you have the keys for EBS.  You should have one for each Server role, Management, Messaging and Security.  You’ll also need CALs either device or user CALs to…

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